Lana Nassen

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
B.S. Psychology

Dr. Nassen has a master’s degree in counseling and a PhD in educational psychology. She has been teaching college since 1996 and has been a therapist since 1999. In practice, most of Dr. Nassen’s experience is with young people and families, and she is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for Walden since 2010.

Courses Taught

PSY 2003 - Human Development: Adulthood

PSY 1003 - Psych as a Social Science

PSY 2001 - Cross Cultural Psychology

PSY 2004 - Motivation and Emotion

PSY 2005 - Social Influences on Behavior

PSY 2008 - Learning

PSY 2009 - Theories of Personality

PSY 2010 - Intro to Human Services

PSY 3004 - Psychological Disorders

PSY 3006 - Psychology of Gender

PSY` 3010 - Crisis and Intervention

DPSY 8227 - Language and Cognitive Development


PhD, University of Northern Colorado

MA, University of Akron

BS, Southern Illinois University

BA, Southern Illinois University

Awards / Honors

Outstanding Service to Students with Disabilities, University of Northern Colorado, 2003

Outstanding Master's Student, University of Akron, 1999